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Luteranos e Metodistas unidos

Ecumenical News International
News Highlights
01 May 2008

Methodists yes to full communion with Lutherans; no on gay change

New York (ENI). The United Methodist Church, meeting for its once-every-four-years
church-wide gathering has approved an agreement with the Evangelical Lutheran Church
in America for full communion between the two U.S.-based denominations.
At the same meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, the 12-million-member United Methodist
General Conference, its main governing body meeting from 23 April to 2 May,
turned down efforts to change denominational rules on homosexuality.

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